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International Population Conference 2017

The 2017 IUSSP International Population Conference took place in Cape Town, South Africa, 29 October- 04 November.  The IUSSP International Population Conference is a major international ev...


British Society for Population Studies 2017 Conference – University of Liverpool

British Society for Population Studies 2017 Conference took place at the University of Liverpool 6-8 September. The fertility & reproductive health strand was organised by Dr Melanie Channon...


New collaboration between The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development of Malaysia and the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

A delegation from The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development of Malaysia visited the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing on 18 May, 2016. We were very delighted to welcome the Malays...


Launch of new Institute Journal: Population Horizons

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing is please to announce that the launch of the new journal Population Horizons.  The first Issue is now available online at De Gruyter Open. Popul...


Will the Desired Family Size in sub-Saharan Africa Change?

A new article by Sarah Harper Will the Desired  Family Size in sub-Saharan Africa Change? has been published on the front page of the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad, 28 November 2015...


Can the Planet Support 11 Billion People?

Scientific American online, 12/08/2015, Malavika Vyawahare, via ClimateWire Article about global population growth and its potential impact on the environment, food security and resource managem...


Can the planet sustain a growing population estimated to reach 10 billion people?

A panel of leading academics came together at the Oxford Martin School last week to discuss the problem of the world's growing population. The panel discussion, entitled 'Is the Planet...


World Population and Human Capital in the 21st Century | Panel Discussion with Wolfgang Lutz (IIASA)

The future of global development as well as the end of world population growth in the 21st century will crucially depend on further progress in education, particularly of girls. Almost universally,...


Rhodes Scholarship awarded to Collen visiting student Sarah Westwood

Sarah Westwood, former Institute visitor, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to cover her Masters degree in Education at Oxford. Sarah, a visiting student from Cape Town University (South Africa...


Latest publications: Teaching and Learning in Ethiopia; Emerging Evidence of Sex Selective Abortion in Nepal

Latest publications from the Collen Programme team include two articles by Dr Melanie Frost on Education in Ethiopia and Sex Selective Abortion in Nepal: Frost, M.D. and Little, A., (2014) Ob...


How do sex ratios in China influence marriage decisions and intra-household resource allocation?

A new article by Dr Maria Porter on 'Review of Economics of the Household' examines how imbalanced sex ratios influence marriage decisions and household bargaining. Using data from the...


Video: Is the Planet Full? Ian Golding and Sarah Harper at the Oxford Literary Festival

'Can our planet continue to support a growing population estimated to reach 10 billion people by the middle of the century? Are there unexplored benefits in increasing numbers of people in the ...


‘Fertility Transition in Africa’: Final call for bursaries applications and abstract submissions

Please note the upcoming deadlines for bursary applications and abstract submissions to our Fertility Conference and Demography Spring School. Due to generous support of the Life Scien...


Increasing education of young girls will have a significant impact on future food demand

New research from Oxford University’s Collen Programme based at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing has found that increasing education of young girls will have...


Designated Bursaries for 2013/14

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford, invites applicants with a research, policy and/or practice background to join its Collen Visitors’ Programme as part of the re...


4 million Euros for New Demography Programme on Fertility

The role of education and environment in changing the fertility decisions and behaviour of women in developing countries will form the basis of a new Demography Research Programme to be undertaken ...